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A Great Spring Race!
“John Bryan is the most scenic state park in western Ohio. The 752-acre park contains a remarkable limestone gorge cut by the Little Miami River which is designated as a state and national scenic river. A portion of the gorge itself is designated as a national natural landmark.”
COURSE MAP: The course again be a 2-loop course traversing through Glen Helen and John Bryan. Each loop will be approximately 15.5 miles long with full aid at approximately miles 9, 13, 16, 25, and 29. Additionally water at miles 2.5, 6, 18.5, and 22. The course will be mostly intact from last year. Once the course has been finalized, we will post here!! Stay tuned!
AID STATIONS: Fully manned aid stations at miles 9, 13, 16, 25, and 29. Unmanned water at miles 2.5, 6, 18.5, and 22
DROP BAGS: You can have drop bags at miles 9, 13, 16, 25 and 29.
PACKET PICK-UP: Packet pick-up will begin at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18th at the shelter in the campground. Enter the park and park in the first parking lot on the right after the park office. A shelter is up the hill on the left outside of the parking lot.
CUT-OFFS: For the safety of the runners and comfort of the volunteers, cutoffs will be enforced. Total completion time is 9 hours or 4:30 p.m. To complete within 9-hours you must start your second loop by 12:00 p.m. This is a 17:25/mile pace. There will also be a cut off at 2:30 p.m for Mile 25. The sweeper will begin sweeping at 12:30 p.m.
EARLY START OPTION New this year! We are allowing an early start option for those concerned about the 9 hour cut off. Runners, after checking in at packet pick up, can begin their run as early as 6:30 AM for an early start. Early start runners will only be eligible for a finisher award.
PARKING: John Bryan State Park, Yellow Springs, Ohio. We will fill the main lot (I will have at least two spots coned for the course). There are plenty of side parking areas.
FEES: $45. Through April 23, 2019 registration includes a Patagonia short-sleeve lightweight Capilene t-shirt… After April 23, please contact race director for the availability of this shirt or an old-school tie-dye cotton T. LAST DAY TO REGISTER WITH GUARANTEE OF SHIRT IS APRIL 23, 2019.
AWARDS: Awards for top three overall female and male, and finisher awards for all who complete the course within the 9-hour cut-off. “Dig Down Deep” award for the last finisher who completes both loops within 9 hours.
RACE DIRECTOR(S): Al Eder and Ashley Hartoin (Eder)
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The Ohio River Road Runners Club is a 100% all-volunteer 501(c)(3) Ohio Non-Profit club dedicated to promoting running and supporting the local running community in and around Dayton, Ohio. We are one of the largest (and we think BEST) clubs in the nation.
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